FSC® Certified and reclaimed wood products

Green Initiative

Green Initiative

Endurawood believes in sustainable forestryfscb1eokt

We’ve been a champion for the environment for years.

Endurawood believes that sustainable forestry is the best way to meet
both our current and future building needs.

Our stringent sourcing policy helps preserve diverse forest ecosystems
through the purchasing of FSC® certified wood, reclaimed wood,
northwest regional woods, and rapidly renewable resources.

We were one of the first businesses in the country to adopt the
Forest Stewardship Council’s (FSC)1 group chain-of-custody certification.
FSC certified wood products must be harvested from forests
that meet strict standards of responsible forest management, ecological diversity, and socioeconomic responsibility.

LEED Credit Opportunities

For designers, contractors, and developers, these wood products
help buildings achieve credits for LEED certification2.

MRc3 __ resource reuse __ 1-3 pt

Use salvaged, refurbished or reused materials, the sum of which constitutes at least 5% or 10% of the cost of construction materials

  • reclaimed douglas fir beams
  • reclaimed french oak from wine vats
  • reclaimed douglas fir flooring from school bleachers

MRc6 __ rapidly renewable __ 1 pt

Use rapidly renewable construction and furniture for 5% of the total cost of all materials used in the project

  • bamboo flooring + countertops
  • cork flooring
  • kirei paneling
MRc5 __ regional materials __ 1-2 pt

Use a minimum of 20% of the combined value of construction and furniture materials that are manufactured / harvested regionally within a radius of 500 miles.

  • Oregon Manufacturing + Harvesting:white oak, big leaf maple, madrone,pacific walnut, myrtlewood, tan oak,douglas fir, cedar, juniper

MRc7 __ certified wood __ 1 pt

When using new wood-based products and materials, use a minimum of 50% that are certified in accordance with the Forest Stewardship Council

  • FSC butcher block countertops
  • FSC wood flooring
  • FSC wood paneling

1 Forest Stewardship Council, an international organization that sets standards for sustainable forestry practice, sanctions companies and non-profit agencies to do in-country certification of forestry practice and chain-of-custody processing, and marketing of these products

2 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design rating criteria developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), that rates buildings according to their overall adoption of environmental responsive design, lower energy usage, and use of sustainable materials.